CWI Summer School: A stormy period for the world economy and relations

CWI Summer School: A stormy period for the world economy and relations

Capitalist crisis and workers’ mass struggles take global dimensions Finghín Kelly, Socialist Party (CWI Ireland) This week, up to 400 people are attending the Committee for a Workers International (CWI) annual Summer School in Belgium, from all around Europe, including Russia, and also with visitors from Kazakhstan, Brazil, Canada, Quebec, […]

Poland: International Solidarity with Chung Hong (Poland) Factory workers

Poland: International Solidarity with Chung Hong (Poland) Factory workers

Reinstate sacked striking workers,  Against global sweatshops chinawoker.info chinaworker.info is a campaign website for independent trade union and labour rights in China. We have heard from the union, Inicjatywa Pracownicza, that the factory of Chung Hong Electronic (Poland) , a supplier of LG Electronics Polan, in  Biskupice Podgórne in the […]

Review: “New Parties of the Left – Experiences from Europe”

Review: “New Parties of the Left – Experiences from Europe”

Challenging times for the left in Europe Robert Bechert, CWI, first published in Socialism Today, magazine of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales) Review of “New Parties of the Left: experiences from Europe”, by Daniel Bensaïd, Alain Krivine, Francisco Louçã and others; edited by Fred Leplat; published by Resistance […]

Taiwan: Textile workers occupy Hualon Factory

Taiwan: Textile workers occupy Hualon Factory

Solidarity needed in fight to save jobs CWI Taiwan Three hundred textile workers in the Hualon Corporation’s factory in Miaoli County, Taiwan declared indefinite strike more than a month ago on 6 June. Since then they have occupied the factory for one month. They are fighting for money owed on […]

US: Mitt Romney – Candidate for the 1%

US: Mitt Romney – Candidate for the 1%

There are now two corporate parties in the U.S. Why shouldn’t we, as working people, have one of our own? Kerry Finnan, Socialist Alternative (CWI US supporters) As the 2012 presidential election draws closer, Republican candidate Mitt Romney continues to do something few thought possible: make Barack Obama look like […]